Fremont, CA Career Guide: Hot Careers in Fremont, California

Looking for a big city lifestyle without the big city costs? Only 30 miles from San Francisco, Fremont offers the best of both worlds. Career opportunities abound - read on for more about the hottest careers in Fremont, CA.


Located in Alameda County, Fremont was ranked at #17 in the category of best cities in the U.S. to find a job in 2016, #2 in the category of wallet wellness, #7 in the category of best cities to start a career and #34 in the category of cities with the fastest-growing economy in 2015 by WalletHub, an online financial research organization. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) had a civilian labor force of about 2.5 million and an unemployment rate of only 3.8% in February 2016.

Largest Employers

The Community Profile of the City of Fremont lists the following as the city's largest employers (250 to 1,000+ employees):

  • Fremont Unified School District
  • Lam Research Corporation
  • Palo Alto Medical Foundation
  • Seagate
  • Synnex
  • Tesla
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Washington Hospital
  • Western Digital

Fastest-Growing Occupations

According to the State of California Employment Development Department (EDD) Labor Market Information Division, the following are expected to be among the fastest-growing jobs in Alameda County over the 2012-2022 decade:

  • Personal Care Aides
  • Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
  • Personal Financial Advisors
  • Information Security Analysts
  • Web Developers
  • Painters, Construction and Maintenance
  • Multimedia Artists and Animators
  • Meeting, Convention and Event Planners
  • Pipelayers
  • Brickmasons and Blockmasons

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